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December 19, 2007
Kureha Corp. (Tokyo, Japan; www.kureha.co.jp/en ) says it will invest more than $100 million to build a plant in Belle, W.Va., which will produce and sell the high-performance polymer, polyglycolic acid (PGA). Construction of the production facility, which will be at the DuPont site, is expected to start in early 2008 with polymer production to begin in early 2010. The first phase of construction will...
December 15, 2007
This redesigned screener is operator friendly Launched last year, the Apex Screener no longer has a removable top cover since all screens are accessed via drop-down doors along the side. In addition, the screening area has been partitioned to accept 760 x 1,065 mm modular panels, which have the mesh bonded onto disposable frames and weigh only 2 kg. The top and lower screen deck panels are interchangeable...
December 11, 2007
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.; www.uop,com), a Honeywell company, announced today that it will partner with the University of Southern California's (USC) Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute to develop and commercialize new technology to transform carbon dioxide into clean-burning alternative fuels. USC developed fundamental chemistry to transform CO2 to methanol or dimethyl ether, two potentially...
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